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Eulogy of a Continuous Improvement Program

When you were born, everyone could see the twinkle in your eyes for the fire and passion you held.  As you grew, you became inspired by the reported accomplishments of others; and consumed with great enthusiasm and dedication every bit of knowledge that was at your disposal.  You had the good fortune of being influenced…

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Outliers Inn – Lady’s Night

Topic:  Okay, the notion was noble, but the presentation might have been better.  If this was an episode of Master Chef with Antlerboy and JP being the wanna-be cooks, we would certainly have presented a repulsive-looking dish, but it tasted darn good. So here’s the story;  Antlerboy and JP had noticed that all of the guests…

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State of Readiness – Dale Bayley – Lean Director of the Filtration Group at Parker Hannifin

I welcome Dale Bayley, the Lean Director of the Filtration Group of Parker Hannifin to this edition of State of Readiness.  Parker Hannifin is a an publicly-traded American corporation (NYSE: PH) founded in 1917, revenues of $14.3B(2018), 58,000 employees globally,  and specializing in motion and control technologies which Dale joined in 1978. Dale grew-up in…

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BTOES EXCLUSIVE SLIDE DECK: LEAN AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE PROGRESSION: “A STATE OF READINESS”

Courtesy of Operational Excellence Society ,‘Lean and Operational Excellence Progression: “A State of Readiness”’ offers the following exceptional takeaways: For the 21st Century Company, time is the enemy.  Whether its technology, competition, globalization, or geopolitical; we live in a world of disruption and uncertainty that is coming at us at an accelerated pace from just a few years…

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The Outliers Inn – Episode 33 – Six Pack Abs

Welcome to this edition of the Outliers Inn podcast: Episode 33 – Six Pack Abs. Topic: Most companies strive to be high-performing organizations – the equivalent of having “six-pack abs”.  But getting fit takes a lot of dedication and hard work – and unfortunately, most companies just have “ab”.  In this episode of The Outliers…